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B-CU to observe Church and Community Day on Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman will celebrate its 20th Annual Church and Community Day on Saturday,…

Campaign signs at library spark debate

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach voters will notice a markedly different voting experience…

Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday

Bethune-Cookman’s football team faces the Grambling State University Tigers at Larry Kelly Field at Municipal Stadium…

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster

Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Gravelle Craig has announced the addition of Ugo Okam, a 7-0 center transferring…

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    Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms through midnight. Then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
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    Considerable cloudiness. A chance of showers through late morning. Then showers likely and a slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
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    Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms through late evening. Then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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Human West Nile Virus case now confirmed in Volusia

Human West Nile Virus case now confirmed in Volusia The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is advising residents to take precautions due to increased mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Volusia County. A suspect human case of West Nile illness has been confirmed…

Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu

Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County public school students are gearing up to fight influenza with assistance from former Jacksonville Jaguars player Tony Boselli. The partnership between the Florida Department of Health in Volusia…

Recount completed, Cusack faces Northey in Volusia at-large race

Recount completed, Cusack faces Northey in Volusia at-large race BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Canvassing Board has finished the machine recount in the Volusia County Council at-large election. As reported in last week’s Daytona Times, the state-mandated recount for the hotly…

Black counselor makes history in DeLand

Black counselor makes history in DeLand Davis defeats Brown for District 3 seat; recount in Volusia at large contest BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Jessica Davis, a career counselor for at-risk teenagers, made local history Tuesday night when she was elected…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Votran will have limited service on Labor Day Votran will operate on a limited service schedule Monday, Sept. 1. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possible travel conflicts. • West Volusia…

Two evenings of Motown coming to Flagler

Two evenings of Motown coming to Flagler I’m back from my summer vacation and writing of the surefire hit, “Motown & Mo,’ ” in its 17th season on Oct. 10, 7 p.m., and Oct. 11, 5 p.m., at Flagler Auditorium. A throwback of…

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning A university research study regarding emergency tornado notification found that most residents who received a warning about Palm Coast’s Starlight Tornado last December took no action to protect themselves. That is one of six key findings…

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament The Flagler County NAACP will sponsor the 13th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Pine Course of the Grand Club, 400 Pine Lakes Parkway, Palm Coast. The late Jacqueline A.…

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights The full impact of a demonstration by Black farmers called on President Bill Clinton to assure fair treatment on behalf of the farmers in agricultural lending programs. The public display had opened an examination of all…

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls This news piece speaks of success as the acclaim we all can seek to have. “Success: You Can Get It If You Want It, If You Work For It” targeted Judge Shirley A. Green’s keynote address…

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe SundayServe is an annual outreach event in which United Methodist churches across the Central Florida area work together to accomplish service projects in their communities. The main goals of the event are to encourage churches to…

Election results too close to call

Election results too close to call As of 8:35 p.m., 100 of 125 precincts have reported election results for the 2014 Primary Election. The polls closed at 7 p.m.   Some problems When we delivered our equipment yesterday, 4 of the 125 precincts…

Community News

Community News Volusia’s Community Assistance Division plans public meetings Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will hold three publi meetings to provide information about the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grant programs. The meetings…

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars Peter Nyong’o captures worldwide attention in selfie with celebs FROM STAFF REPORTS His sister snagged an Oscar on Sunday for her gripping portrayal of Patsey in “12 Years A Slave,’’ but Peter Nyong’o captured his share…

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack, Florida State Rep. Dwayne Taylor and State Sen. Dorothy Hukill were among other community leaders and the employees of Covidien celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary in DeLand on Oct. 26. Covidien’s…

Was ‘Fleet’ Walker the first Black in Major League?

Was ‘Fleet’ Walker the first Black in Major League? Great grand nephew among those embracing legacy of pioneer Ohio baseball player BY ZACH HELFAND LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Mark Palmer wanders through a cemetery in a southeastern Ohio steel town looking for…

B-CU to observe Church and Community Day on Saturday

B-CU to observe Church and Community Day on Saturday SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman will celebrate its 20th Annual Church and Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 27, when the Wildcats host Florida Tech at 4 p.m. in Municipal Stadium. Area ministers will serve as honorary game…

Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday

Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday Bethune-Cookman’s football team faces the Grambling State University Tigers at Larry Kelly Field at Municipal Stadium on Sept. 13 in a 4 p.m. game. The Wildcats won their first game of the season on Aug. 30…

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Gravelle Craig has announced the addition of Ugo Okam, a 7-0 center transferring from Harvard University to the Wildcat roster. Okam saw action for the Crimson’s 2011-12 Ivy League championship team, who made…

B-CU’S football season under way

B-CU’S football season under way They’re back! The players. The cheerleaders. The band. The fans. Bethune-Cookman University’s football season kicked off on Aug. 30 as the Wildcats faced the Florida International University (FIU) Golden Panthers. The Wildcats defeated FIU 14-12 at…

Sheriff’s office schedules five sites for Drug Take-Back Day

Sheriff’s office schedules five sites for Drug Take-Back Day Since its launch in 2010, a series of national prescription drug take-back events have resulted in nearly 125,000 pounds of unwanted drugs being taken out of circulation in Florida and safely discarded. The numbers will increase…

Community News

Community News Funds available for sickle cell services Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division has set aside $30,705 for qualified children and community programs that provide sickle cell disease services during fiscal year 2014-2015. Applicants must be incorporated in…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS City crews flush water through hydrants Daytona Beach crews will continue to rigorously flush the water distribution system by systematically opening valves and hydrants throughout the city. The operation, which will release about 2 million gallons…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Libraries to host suicide awareness sessions Social workers Jessica Buccolo and Jenifer Flores will explain how people can help prevent suicides by recognizing the behavioral changes that often precede suicide attempts. They’ll share their observations during…

Events

Events Revival starts Sept. 22 at Daytona Deliverance Daytona Deliverance Church of God is hosting its Fresh Fire Revival 2014 on Monday, Sept. 22 through Sept. 24 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest revivalist will be…

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